Diabetes: Medical Attention for Nephropathy

eCQM / NQF #: CMS134v7 / 0062
Measure: The percentage of patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes who had a nephropathy screening test or evidence of nephropathy during the measurement period.
Numerator: Patients with a screening for nephropathy or evidence of nephropathy during the measurement period.
Denominator: Patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes with a visit during the measurement period.
Exclusion: Exclude patients who were in hospice care during the measurement year
Domain: Effective Clinical Care

 

In ChartMaker Clinical:

In order to qualify for this measure, the provider must have seen the patient of appropriate age (18 to 75) at least one time during the reporting period and have the appropriate information documented in the chart:

Required Data Elements for the Denominator:

Required Data Elements for the Numerator:

At least one of the following:

Denominator Exclusion:

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

•  The only data used to determine the denominator is data from the ChartMaker Clinical Module. If a patient encounter was not entered into the ChartMaker Clinical Module, that encounter is not included in the denominator for the statistical calculations on the Meaningful Use Dashboard. Please add these additional patients to the denominator and recalculate the percentage for Attestation purposes.

•  Only patients with a diagnosis of Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes should be included in the denominator of this measure; patients with a diagnosis of secondary diabetes due to another condition should not be included

•  The patient must be between 18 and 75 before the start of the measurement period

•  The LOINC codes required for the Numerator can be linked to either an applicable electronic lab result condition or a numeric template field.

•  Any condition being indicated as a result with an attached LOINC code MUST be marked as a result in the properties of that condition.  A condition should NOT be marked as both a result and an order (tracking).